|Lithium Burn (Em074) - Fonik / Bacillus|
Split release on Electronic Musik from Fonik and Bacillus. FONIK Formed by ex - members of Psychiatric Challenge to carry on the performance and promotion of alternative, experimental forms of music and improvisation. They have releases on Electronic Musik, Casual Seizures, Earth Monkey, Classwar Karaoke & Knife in the Toaster. BACILLUS Bacillus is the solo project of Ian Simpson, a UK based improviser, sound artist and composer...
Keywords: fonik; bacillus; noise; electronica; lapsteel; music concrete; electronic musik; music; synthesizers; krautrock; amm; derek bailey; ambient; drone; psychedelic; psych drone; psychedelia; sound scapes; collage; nono; berio; xenakis; experimental; art; post experimental; out there; inner spaces
|Janx: The Gathering (Em059) - Janx: The Gathering|
Janx: The Gathering is a three-piece improvisation group created in Wirral, UK in 2007. Combining elements of free improvisation, frenetic breakbeat, dark ambient, electronica and noise-rock, the live performances take the listener on an unmapped sonic trip. The group was formed by members of the The Jinx Outpost commune, a collective of musicians and DJs running techno and drum & bass events. They initially rehearsed in a decommisioned Cobra Mk III spacecraft, which was a large influence on the...
Keywords: janx; the gathering; liverpool; spacerock; fonik; drone; doom; wall of sound; stockhausen; soundart; electronica; electronic musik; noisescapes; blood moon; soundscapes
|Indeterminacy II (Em061) - Cage Cabarrett|
Cage Cabarrett (aka __________) explores notions of Indeterminacy in art. We are specifically interested in works that perform an unpredictable action through Aleatoricism, Indeterminacy and Intuitive Improvisation. We try to dissolve any fixed properties of music sound into a fluid process and break with the traditional control of the composer over the material. All sounds have equal value: sounds chosen by the composer, by the performer, and all the unforeseen and unpredictable sounds that sur...
Keywords: noise; avant garde; electronica; collage; soundscape; stockhausen; electronic musk; electronic music; electroacoustic; drone; krautrock; amm; music concrete
|Centrosome (Em071) - Serfs|
Serfs - dual guitar feedback psychdrones from Manchesters Jon Collin and Tom Settle. Recorded live in 2006. Originally released as a 3" cdr (limited) now being made available as part of the EM back catalogue. www.myspace.com/serfserfserfs http://thewholevoyald.blogspot.com/ www.myspace.com/electronicmusiklabel
Keywords: serfs; fonik; electronic musik; psychedelia; guitar; drone; psychfolk; feedback; jon collin; psychedelic; tom settle; infinite light; whole voyald; manchester; noise; free improvisation; improv
|Dark Out (Em122) - Mutate|
The second release on Electronic Musik for Birmingham (UK) based Mutate. MUTATE - Dark Out, 2010 (Em122) A single improvised session at The Lab, chopped into several tracks to aid the listener in 'getting around' the recording. Performance, production, etc by MUTATE, November 2010 MUTATE is Ade Bordicott www.myspace.com/mutate69 An Electronic Musik release Creative Commons license applies
Keywords: mutate; ambient; dark ambient; noise; music concrete; electronic musik; electronic music; dada; sound collage; stockhausen; industrial; sound art; art; art noise; birmingham; ep; noise research; krautrock; drone; electronica
|Thee Moths Sought the Advice of Courage Wolf Volume Two (Em126) - Thee Moths|
Another release from EM favourites Thee Moths. 'Thee Moths Sought the Advice of Courage Wolf, Volume Two' is the second, and final, installment of the 'Courage Wolf' series, two hours of noise music recorded directly onto a dictaphone. 'Volume Two' features a Mattel U-Create, a Russian Big Muff, a Hohner bass guitar, an original (not FM3) Buddha Machine, a small hand made synth, a Squier Telecaster, and (on side two) a simple piece of generative music software...
Keywords: thee moths; birmingham; noise; dictaphone; industrial; field recording; electronica; sound art; experimental; collage; tape cut ups; music concrete; courage wolf; u-create; guitar drone; noise music; lo fi; tape hiss; big muff; self generative music; musique concrete; electro acoustic
|Hazard in 6 Manifestations (Em096) - Weltausstellung|
WELTAUSSTELLUNG - hazard in 6 manifestations 1. STRANG (first manifestation) 2. PIANO, THE BANG BANG SHOCK CULTURE (second manifestation) 3. STRINGS (third manifestation) 4. RHYTHMN (fourth manifestation) 5. ACHTUNG (interlude) 6. STOERUNG (fifth manifestation) 7. ZUG (interlude) 8. FORBIDDEN ZONE (sixth manifestation) protagonists of hazard - action are(tracknumbers bracketed): ANJA LAUTERMANN - glockenspiel (1), prepared piano (2), piano-knock (2), prepared spinet-strings (3), flute (4,6,8)...
Keywords: weltausstellung; musik theatre; musique concrete; fluxus/happening; industrial; dada; south-east asian / japanese music; psychedelic folk; soundscuplture; text-sound; elektronic music; live - electronic; free - improvisation; intuitive music; noise / drone; documentaries; field recordings; microphony; larynx-mic and contact-mic
|Rudele Artist Residency (Em152) - Jurica Jelic|
"Rudele artist residency" is a computer music album that has been composed as an exhibition background music. As raw material sounds from nature, human body and DNA frequencies have been used and later maipulated with csound programming language and its frontend Cecila as well. For more info about the whole project visit: http://rudeleartistresidency.blogspot.com/ Jurica Jelic A contemporary composer and fretless guitarist from Croatia, who represents his work in a form of instrumental, electroa...
Keywords: experimental music; electronic musik; noise; guitar; drone; sound art; computer music; laptop; field recordings; live art; music concrete; rudele; Boris Leiner; Srdjan Sacher; Janko Novoselic; Miljan Bakic; Dan Stearns; Marina Vesic; Tony Dubshot; Shaun Sandor (Promute); Momo Mano; Jim Goodin; jurica jelic; fretless guitar
|Barbarians / Noise Research Split (Em072) - Noise Research + Barbarians|
A split release featuring Barbarians (free noise destruction Improv) and Noise Research (Drone Noisescapes) Barbarians are : Gareth Bill Phillip Stuart Clyve Sinead Rhian Goreland GRK. Noise Research is : Ian Simpson (Kipple, Wire Assembly, Nuclear Bunker, Id of Mobius) http://electronicmusik.wordpress.com/
Keywords: noise research; barbarians; manchester; noise; free improvisation; noisescapes; free art; music concrete; jg ballard; high rise; concrete island; stockhausen; smear campaign; fonik; drone; guitar drone
|Drones - Lost Dark Transmissions|
Album from UK improvisor / sound artist Lost Dark Transmissions originally released in 2000. Expect experimental dark analogue synth tones.
Keywords: amm; fonik; drone,lost dark transmissions; ldt; noise research; stockhausen; noise; improvisation; electronica; aphex twin; synthesizer
|Black Lines (Em171) - Asteroid|
Remix EP of Asteroid's Black Lines piece. Asteroid is a changing group of improvising musicians formed in 2011. This release features a live recording accompanied by two remixes, from Noise Research (Noise Research Remix) and Guy Harries (Transcendence Remix). The live performance took place on Friday 28th October 2011 with the following line-up: JO THOMAS - LAPTOP/ELECTRONICS/VOCALS GRAHAM DUNNING - PERCUSSION/ELECTRONICS DAVID O'CONNER - BARITONE SAXAPHONE COILIN WEBSTER - BARITONE SAXOPHONE K...
Keywords: asteroid; black lines; improvisation; remix; guy harries; graham dunning; space; freak out; doom; drone; noise; electronica; noise research; ian simpson
|Space Stones EP (Em162) - Noise Research|
New ep from UK sound artist / composer Noise Research (aka Ian Simpson) These tracks were created using a traditional 'Music Concrete' and 'tape loop' approach. Conceived and recorded December 2011 Released 2nd January 2012 http://noiseresearch.tumblr.com/
Keywords: noise research; stones; sound art; ambient; collage; noise; stockhausen; music concrete; electronica; ambience; drone; drones; fonik; bacillus; space; micro cosmos
|Degrees of Absence (Em068) - Kalistongue|
All tracks performed and produced by Andrew Howes 2009. Kalistongue is the experimental / ambient solo project of UK based musician Andrew Howes. Working under his own name Andrew is producing and has produced recordings for the French netlabel CJC/LEEP records and has released material with UK netlabel Classwar Karaoke as Kalistongue. Andrew Howes - bass / guitars / vocals / keyboards / percussion / tapes / loops www.myspace.com/andrewhowesmusic www.myspace.com/kalistonguemusic http://electroni...
Keywords: noise; ambient; electronica; drone,classwar karaoke; fonik; new music; music concrete; sound collage; electronic musik; andrew howes; avant garde; electronic music
|Hewers of Wood and Drawers of Water (Em150) - Dave Birchall|
David Birchall started playing the guitar in 1994 and has continued to ever since, gigging and touring extensively with a variety of groups in the UK, France, Holland, Germany, Spain, Portugal, Czech Republic, Austria, Switzerland, Italy, Palestine and Denmark. Music he has been involved with creating has been played on BBC1, BBC Radio1, BBC 6 Music and Resonance FM. Realising a few years ago he spent most of his time trying to improvise within the musics he played whether structured or open, he...
Keywords: dave birchall; guitar; noise; free improvisation; stuckometer; manchester; drone; artist; sound art; music concrete; levenshulme bicycle orchestra; kalbakken; open eye duo
|Space Opera (Em123) - Mutate|
The 3rd release on EM for Mutate (aka- Ade Bordicott) MUTATE - Space Opera EP (2010) PART1 - a, b, c, d PART2 - a, b, c A collection of melodramatic, improvised guitar soundscapes. Performance, production, etc by MUTATE, October 2010 MUTATE is Ade Bordicott www.myspace.com/mutate69 An Electronic Musik release Creative Commons license applies
Keywords: mutate; drne; industrial landscapes; noise; dark; ambient; collage; soundscape; stockhausen; fsol; krautrock; cluster; drone; improvised guitar; melodramatic themes; melodrama; ost; film music; electronic musik; electronica; experimental
|Public Computing (Em144) - Korhan Erel|
Korhan Erel (http://korhanerel.com) is a Turkish improviser, sound designer and composer based in Istanbul, Turkey. He plays a self-designed computer instrument called Omnibus. He also uses analog and digital electronics. He is a founding member of Islak Kopek (www.soundcloud.com/islak-kopek), Turkey's pioneer free improvisation group, which is regarded as the band that started the free improvisation scene in Turkey...
Keywords: ambient; noise; soundscape; music concrete; musique concrete; synthesizer; Islak Kopek; free improvisation; free noise; turkey; turkish; EMS; electronic music studios; composer; modern composition; drone; drones
|The Machinery of Division (Em121) - Aht-n|
A live recording of UK Kraut - Droners Aht-n. Shaun Blezard - electronics / bass Harry Gallimore - electronics Ian Simpson - electronics Recorded by Inclusive Improv, Sleepers Bar, Huddersfield in November 2010. Coverart copyright Ian Simpson 2010.
Keywords: krautrock; aht-n; faust; cluster; tangerine dream; neu; can; guru guru; fonik; noise research; clutter; bacillus; ambient; the orb; FSOL; live; improvisation; drone; sound collage; collage; music concrete; musique; kosmische; musik; electronica; electronic music
|Galaxy Being (Em065) - Gnod vs Noise Research|
Gnod vs Noise Research is a joint project featured Manchester Drone / Psych / Doom Kollectiv Gnod and Uk based sound artist Ian Simpson (aka Noise Research). This is Em065 in the Electronic Musik catalogue. http://electronicmusik.wordpress.com/ You can view the rest of the EM catalogue (and download it) by clicking the Electronic Musik collection link below.
Keywords: gnod; psych; drone; noise; electronic musik; fonik; manchester; collective; collage; space rock; guitar drones; sound art; ian simpson; avant garde; experimental; post rock; doom; psychedelic.psychedelia; krautrock; fonik; gnod plus fonik; spacescapes; soundscapes; music concrete; stockhausen; berio; nono; white hills
|Live in Wolverhampton (Em148) - Thee Moths|
Live recording from Thee Moths. Recorded on the 18th June 2011 at The Lighthouse, Wolverhampton, UK. I was lucky enought to witness this amazing perfomance 1st hand and hence requested Alex release it with the label. First Actions Thee Moths formed as a fuzzy guitar pop band in 2000, initially as a quintet with former members of Alex's old band Magnetic North Pole. That then slimmed to a trio and then down to a duo...
Keywords: thee moths; noise; ambient; music concrete; alex botten; electronic musik; experimental music; experimental; stockhausen; amm; sound art; sound artist; soundscape; noisescape; wolverhampton; lighthouse; light house; drones; drone; dronescape; industrial; dystopian; loops
|UT Ep (Em125) - Richard Wilmer|
Richard Wilmer is an experimental musician combining elements of electronics, guitars and synths to create unique ambient soundscapes. Richard Wilmer runs the experimental ambient net label aReW recordings and has a number of side projects including Strain Carriage, Hadeanera, Lienullnoyz and My Pet Zombie Frankie. This is his first release on Electronic Musik (Feb 2011) Richard Wilmer website
Keywords: drone; electronica; richard wilmer; aReW; ambient; soundscapes; electronic music; synthesizer; vco; vcf; lfo; vca; stockhausen; aphex twin; moog; ems; vcs3; synthi; electronic musik; electronique; music concrete; musique concrete
|First Recordings (Em147) - Psychiatric Challenge|
Recordings from the first public performance given by UK noise / improv collective Psychiatric Challenge. These are previously unreleased. Recorded at in June 2003 at 'The Pyramid' this is the second two pieces recorded that night. Psychiatric Challenge disbanded in 2006. All, except Lewis Gill, are still involved in experimental / improvised music. Neil Packer - guitar / toys / circuit bent pedals Ian Simpson - tabletop guitar / radio / tone generator Harry Gallimore - home made synthesizers / ...
Keywords: noise; psychiatric challenge; free improvisation; free jazz; art noise; art; sound art; guitar drone; tabletop guitar; circuit bending; uk; 2003; pyramid; post rock; amm; stockhausen; fred frith; keith rowe; henry cow; krautrock; non; test department; industrial; soundscapes; noisescapes; music concrete; electroacoustic music; the new music
|The Etheric Double (Em143) - Matthew Shaw|
'The Etheric Double' by Matthew Shaw 'There are great Etheric currents constantly sweeping over surface of the earth from pole to pole in volume which makes their power as irresistible as that of the rising tide' 'The Astral Plane' C.W. Leadbeater Recorded on location at Seatown, nr Chideock and Blandford Forum, Dorset using Korg Monotron, Organ & Voice. Matthew Shaw has been recording and releasing music for the last ten years, either under his own name, as Tex la Homa, or in collaboration with...
Keywords: Nick Grey; Fougou; Brian Lavelle; The Blue Tree; Andrew Paine; Grand Feast of The Dead; Cat Lady; Michael Tanner; electronic musik; ambient; drone; noise; industrial; music concrete; musique concrete; matthew shaw; the astral plane; CW Leadbetter; experimental music; modern composition; the new music; art; art noise; soundscapes; noisescape; collage; sound collage; tex la homa; 230 Divisadero; plinth; monotron; korg; organ; voice; drones